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Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

We conclude our series on common dental allergies with a brief look at two medications that are frequently prescribed to patients – penicillin and codeine. Penicillin An allergy to penicillin is very common…it includes 10 % of all people. It … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Allergies: Part Three – Sulfa’s and Sulfites

Dentistry and Allergies: Part Three – Sulfa’s and Sulfites

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Sulfa and Sulfite drugs are quite different from one another, but yet they both play a role in dentistry. Allergies to both of them are also fairly common. Sulfa (Sulfonamides) As mentioned above, allergies to Sulfa drugs are quite common … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff